USDA warns of FSA phone scam

Agency says scammer asks FSA customers for personal financial information.

The USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is warning of a phone scam that is being perpetrated on FSA customers. The caller, who identifies themselves as a Farm Loan Services representative out of Washington, D.C. states that FSA “owes” you disaster assistance funds and proceeds to request your checking account information or requests a credit card number alleging that funds will be credited to these accounts. FSA says under NO circumstances should you provide personal or financial information to the caller.

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